Meet Alberta’s Ombudsman

Meet the new Ombudsman, Marianne Ryan, and celebrate the Office of the Alberta Ombudsman's 50th Anniversary at a public celebration Wednesday, September 13 at Central Library. Ms. Ryan is Alberta’s ninth Ombudsman.The Ombudsman's role is to protect your right to be treated fairly in the provision of public services. Learn about the role of the Ombudsman. Come…
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Alberta Culture Days at Your Library

Come celebrate Alberta Culture Days with 15 fun, creative, and interactive events and activities at Calgary Public Library, September 29 to October 1, 2017. From hands-on art activities to music, film and more, there’s something for everyone. Bridges: 85th Anniversary of the Alberta Society of Artists - Reception and Guided Tour In this exhibition, bridges…
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New Programs for Fall

What a Busy Fall It's Going To Be! With back-to-school preparations (where did summer go?) and exercising our hard-won right to vote in the October 16 Calgary Municipal Election (for mayor, councillors & school board trustees), plan now to register for awesome, free Library programs for you and your family. As always, Calgary Public Library is offering incredible…
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One Day Book Drive

Calling all Books! On Saturday, August 19, 2017 Calgary Public Library Foundation is holding a One-Day Book Drive at four Calgary Public Library locations. One Day Book Drive Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:30 am – 4:30 pm at these locations: Nose Hill Library  |  1530 Northmount Drive N.W. Forest Lawn Library  |  4807 8 Ave…
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GlobalFest Human Rights Forum 2017

On August 8-12, GlobalFest and the Calgary Public Library present a lecture series featuring speakers from local, provincial, national, and international arenas exploring Indigenous Rights.  All lectures take place at Central Library's John Dutton Theatre. The schedule is subject to change. For more information on the lectures and speakers visit: www.globalfest.ca. The lecture series will…
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Picnic in the Playground

Play is foundational to all future learning and now 16,000 community kids under 17 years of age will benefit from Forest Lawn Library’s Nature Playground— thanks to the Canada 150 Infrastructure Program (CIP150) and Friends of the Library. Safe outdoor spaces inspire active, fresh-air-filled play that supports the early learning needs of Calgary’s youngest citizens, helping…
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Make it a Library Summer!

School's out! We've got your summer covered with free summer reading programs to keep Calgarians of all ages reading and learning. Sign up, read, and enter to win great prizes! Kids Are you looking for the perfect activity for your kids this summer? School's Out: 3 Things for Canada is a free, fun, interactive summer…
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Library Connect: School’s Out

Pick up a copy of the July-August 2017 issue of Library Connect at your local community library or download a copy. Register for programs online or call 403.260.2620. School's Out! We’ve got your summer covered with free Library programs for kids 0-12, teens, and adults. This issue is chock full of: summer reading recommendations from our experts details…
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